A new paradigm for professional development framework and curriculum renewal in engineering management education: a proposal for reform

Goh, Steven (2008) A new paradigm for professional development framework and curriculum renewal in engineering management education: a proposal for reform. In: AaeE 2008: To Industry and Beyond, 07-10 Dec 2008, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia.

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[Abstract]: Management education for engineers has been confined to traditional management programs offered by business schools, often in the form of an MBA. However, the changing environment for future engineering managers demands a revitalised framework and refreshed curriculum for professional development, especially in postgraduate education. The fluid nature of the management education market has introduced many influencing factors such as corporatisation of management education and proliferation of short courses. This change in delivery and curriculum preference is mainly as a result of the changing dynamics and needs of both employers and employees within the engineering context. Hence, this paper presents to the engineering profession a new paradigm and a proposal to reform the professional development framework and curriculum renewal for engineering management education within an Australian context.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: Mr Steven Goh
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2009 04:03
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 02:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: engineering education, professional development, management education
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160506 Education Policy
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099999 Engineering not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130203 Economics, Business and Management Curriculum and Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4773

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